Do you feel sometimes your Christian life is going on a straight track you cannot change? Can you change your habits through your own power? If not, is there another power to bring release and newness to our minds and emotions?
Faith isn’t an assent to a doctrine or belief – it’s a complete day to day acknowledgement of God working in our lives (whether we can see or feel it). Our part of faith is to step out in action using what his Holy Spirit has asked us to do.
Do your emotions go up and down with your bank balance? What we look at runs our lives. But God loves you as the dearest person He ever created.
If you believe that you can sin with impunity because Jesus died for you, you’re a Jew. But the gospel is that we are saved not IN our sins, but FROM our sins.
Water baptism symbolizes that a person no longer depends on the world for security, significance, & happiness-but on Jesus for these things.
Carnality is trying to get from others what we can only get from our Maker. It creates selfishness and greed. How can we changed?
We are not meant to be weighed down and be anxious about our responsibilities. Instead we are to commit them to God & He’ll take care of them for us.
Scholars have said the most established fact of all is that Jesus died and became alive again. Does this have any effect on your life?
Are you free of darkness? Are you fit for light?
We weren’t meant to get our satisfaction and exhilaration from our possessions, having sex, or taking drugs or alcohol. We were meant to get our satisfaction fr
Did you ever have a close relationship with someone-like your spouse or Dad? Could it be-that you can have a similar relationship with your Maker?
Do you-like many of us-have trouble with anger, or dirty thoughts you can’t shake off? Do you wonder-can I get free of this somehow?
We sometimes sense we act so that we’ll get praise from others. Is there a way to quit living like trained puppy dogs-and live freely and fully?
Christmas is our Creator coming to our earth and saying ?this is the way it is?.
Is it possible to get close to the maker of the world? Would that give you a clear perspective on life?
Money and beautiful sunsets are nice-but they don’t satisfy us. What would it be like if we relied on the one who made the money and the sunsets?
In crisis moments when we are without resources, from beyond comes a power meeting the crisis completely- it’s the resurrection power of Jesus Christ
What does it mean to be born again? There is a birth into the Spiritual world, a realm inhabited by God, we must ask God for Spiritual life.
How to meet God? Listen to your conscience, Agree with your conscience, Admit you can’t change yourself, and ask God to make you a child of God.
Life doesn’t go as we plan. Problems show us something is wrong. We aren’t like God in complete control but we can ask God to help guide us in life.
There’s plenty of evidence of people being enslaved to things, which they’d rather not be. How can we choose a different version of our life?
Asking forgiveness is hard, repeatedly- is numbing. What’s needed is a change. For us individually, a willingness to change makes all the difference.
What have you done in the last year? It’s worth considering all the choices made- where have they led? Take time- consider your situation before God.
Broken New Year’s resolutions are clues to show us where we still want to control our lives. They show us where we need help from God to succeed.
Faith in action means declaring to others what is real in your heart. Even obedience to what is inside us should be expressed to the world. That is living our
What does living a superhuman life mean? Does it mean just like Clark Kent-Superman that we have been changed? How is this possible?
The demands of life take there toll on us. Is there a way to be free from them? Is there a power that will give us freedom?
Don’t reason with your conscience–just obey what it tells you. This is faith in action.
As an ordained Methodist minister, Ernest O’Neill outwardly lived a clean life — but inside there was envy, anger, lust and jealousy until the Holy Spirit gave
We often behave like robots – reacting to situations. Years of living this way have made us feel empty. We know there’s more to life than that.
Do you believe there is a God? And that Jesus in the Bible is a real historical person? Then it must possible to ask Him why you were created.
Communion is a joyous thing, a celebration of living faith in each of our lives, receiving the benefits Jesus has wrought for us.
Angry, irritable, impatient, hurtful–is this you? If it’s possible to change, do you want to?
Are three physical symptoms that we have which cannot be rid of by drugs-only covered over? Is there a solution to heal them once and forever?
Do you give thanks for everything? God does not cause the difficult things in our lives but He does allow them if they will work in us for our good.
We can’t solve the problems in our lives until we admit that we are sinners. We are to confess to God our sins and he will do the rest.
Our unclean hearts result from operating independently of God. How do we get rid of our besetting sins so we can have a victorious Christian life?
When we receive Jesus we receive a dear person and not a bundle of principles. He will make life real to you if you will come to him directly and ask.
How do we escape God’s wrath? Repent of your sins, receive God’s forgiveness and ask Him for His Holy Spirit so that you can live like him.
Is the normal Christian life just a cycle of sinning and repentance? How do we live in victory over sin?
A carnal Christian life is a frustrating life. Can we ever be free from it? Yes. Learn what God has done for us so we can walk in victory.
The resurrection of Jesus has unleashed a new power into our universe. Our faith in Jesus releases this same power into our own lives.
You have a choice to make that will set you free to live for God and fulfill the unique destiny that He created you to have.
Anxious, worried, uncertain and confused? It is possible to live without these controlling your life.
Do you long to be free of anger, jealousy, or selfishness but can’t see how that’s possible?
Our conscience is powerful only if we heed to it and do what it tells us. Have wronged someone? Go and confess regardless of outcome-then you will have peace.
Freedom–from all the anger, pride and jealousy, from all the deception and distrust. Today you can know freedom from all of these.
You can’t change what Christ has done through the resurrection, but you can refuse to believe it.
A lot of us get involved in good causes. Could it be that instead of doing that, God would like you to get to know him and become more like him?
Is the basis of our peace with God our performance?
Do you hide feelings of anger, lust, distrust, pride or jealousy in your heart and think no one knows?
To take communion, you don’t need to do the right Christian things or believe the right things. What do you need then to take communion?
You have to face the evidence; you can’t continue in fundamentalist blindness to assert that the resurrection of Jesus Christ never happened.
Faith is only real to you if you exercise it. You can’t think or analyze your way into it. You have to do it and then everything opens up to you.
Discovering the way to be delivered from self, fear, worry and anxiety.
Is there still some way in which you are depending on the world, people or circumstances?
Sin is when you embrace a thought to yourself, accept it with your will and entertain it.
Are you concerned about your behavior? Anger stems from the sin of trying to control things and circumstances that are getting out of hand.
How will you survive out there in this wild world? There is power and energy available that will enable you to live in freedom and victory.
Is it possible to live a charmed life–free from financial difficulties and problems in relationships? Yes–God has the power to make it a reality.
If you believe and have faith, God is able to change sickness, financial situations and material circumstances in the light of your prayer.
Work only continues while there is a certain amount of unselfishness in it. God has given you certain abilities to help bring His world into order.
The heart of the worry is always fear. God has already gone ahead of you and neutralized every danger.
We all want to get direction in the problems we face. But do we really want God’s will for the solution? How much effort is on our part?
How do you view God? Does he seem like a terrifying tyrant or a loving Father and friend?
Can I believe that God has really forgiven me for my sins? He regards me as his own child — so do I need to stop sinning?
Many of us are having troubles with our emotions, temper of in our business and personal lives. Can there complete deliverance?
Easter means life after death. This is only possible through a resurrection power from outside of this world which is still active today.
What have you done on earth that will be important for you the moment after you die?
God has changed you in Jesus so that you and he can walk together in this life. He loves you and wants your love in return.
The book of Genesis is concerned with generations. Chapter one is concerned with the generation of creation while the rest of the book is concerned with the chosen family God tried to teach to live by faith after all mankind had rejected faith in him.
God has restored you to his favor out of love. Your new life is remade for you by his grace. The Holy Spirit will make that real to you.
Don’t look to scriptures, books or theology to find God. Come to Jesus in a personal relationship and he will bring you into all that God has for you.
How often does it happen that when you want to be kind or patient or loving, you are instead sarcastic, impatient and hurtful?
Robert Louis Stevenson describes a divided human nature in story of Jekyll and Hyde. His solution is death so evil nature does not continue.
Is your life just the product of your heredity plus your environment?
Christmas is Jesus born in us but we must allow our lives to obey and act according to what he shows us to do for His life to be fully formed in us.
Change in our lives comes when we let go of this world of senses and believe plus live as a new creation in Jesus. Ephesians 2:4-7
What can I do to overcome my anxious feelings? How can I stop being anxious? Why do I sometimes face a secret fear that robs me of my true happiness?
Why do we face discouragement when faced with decisions about our careers, families, finances, health etc. Can we live in confidence for the future?
do we have problems with personal relationships? Because we try to make the other person what we think they should be. What is the answer to this problem?
Have you ever prayed to God to work a miracle, only to find things got worse? If God is love, then this seems to be a contradiction.
Why would Jesus say so bluntly that we are to eat his flesh and drink his blood? What could this possibly mean?
Outwardly I am respectable and successful, but inwardly I am a mess. What can I do to overcome this feeling of hypocrisy?
No one has made an impact on this world in the way that Jesus Christ has.
Rather than dealing with the responsibilities and duties we find ourselves in today, we look away from those to some vague, far off future that is not real and so avoid living the full and very real life God has for us in this moment.
Why are you here? Why are you alive? Who are you depending upon for the circumstances and situations you’re facing?
Does celebrating the Lord’s supper have any significance for our lives today?
Even though it’s a popular subject today, people’s hearts remain largely untouched by the gospel.
We are always willing to listen to people who say what we want to hear–but what does that do to the truth?
Are you afraid of what will happen if you give complete control of your life to God?
The reality of life is that we live in unreality everyday in our lives.
Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity!
Many of us have been brainwashed with the idea that we cannot be free from failure. Find out how it is possible for you to live in victory every day.
Is stress and strain a daily part of your life? Discover how you can live free of these destructive habits.
Your Maker wants to do something together with you. He wants to live a unique life through you, different from everybody else.
Worry & Anxiety can paralyze us. Why do we allow this destructive disease have such a negative impact on our families and health?
If we know of something that is doubtful in our lives, our only hope is to admit our wrong, turn from it and accept God’s mercy.
Does God always answer prayer? What if I pray and he doesn’t come through? Did I not have enough faith? Would it work if some famous healer prayed?
How am I living my life? Is my everyday life in tune with my eternal design? Or am I consumed by all the necessities of just getting through it?
As kids we were happy sitting on Dad’s knee and felt secure if he held our hand. That’s gone. But can there be a life now as satisfied as that?
Life is sometimes pretty disappointing. Is there something we’re missing? In fact we were made for love-infinite love that would satisfy.
Why is it the good we want to do we can’t and the evil we want to avoid is what we do? Can this be normal? Where is the promised freedom and victory?
It is the failure to realize the meaning of Gensis 3 that still gives people trouble with trying to understand why a just God would allow evil and suffering. In Genesis 3 the answer is very clear.
Have I tried to let the king of the universe be king in my life? Why can I not live that way? Why do I end up taking control again myself?
Is there any way to know what death will be like? What is on the other side of death? Why do we fear death? Is there a death that is not dying?
Do we live by a source of life within or is our life dominated by our needs and worry? Have we tried to turn it around and found it spring right back?
Had the people not been scattered, the combined strength of their proud selfish ways would have made it impossible for people to come to Jesus.
How can God love me or forgive me? Where does guilt come from? Does living free of sin mean striving and living in a strait jacket?
Is it possible to be as free of worries, as free of what others think, as free of what I have to do next week as someone who died, yet still be alive?
Cheap grace is to try to do our best but yet we continue to sin and ask for forgiveness. Real grace is to rely on Jesus’ death so you can obey God.
What is real happiness? Is it possible to be clean and pure inside? Is it a matter of trying harder? Why do we fall back into worry, anger and envy?
Why is religion so popular but changed lives so rare? Why are so many so unlike the one whose name they claim? Is there a truth they skipped?
Be honest with Jesus, don’t compromise. One of the final exhortations to the body as Pastor preaches one of his final sermons. The Bible and not a preacher or church is the final authority.
Can we remember when we knew we needed God? Do we treat him the same? Has he become a consultant? Are we so in control we can hardly hear him now?
Does our personality get out of control? Do circumstances predict our reaction? Do we have to fall into anger? Do we have to fall into lust?
Are we trying to copy the winsome gracious life of Jesus, or are we daily waiting for him to live out a special version of his life in us?
How is the truth of what God has done for us in Jesus made real to us here, in this life?
The reason to believe in God is because of the historical evidence of his existence
We limit the ability of God’s spirit working in other lives through us by not allowing him to alter our outward personality
Many of us don’t live free lives. We live determined lives — that is lives that are determined by what others do or don’t do to us.
God limits himself to acting through men and women. If we waste our emotions on our families they may be unavailable for his concern for our neighbors
Watchman Nee says for service to be effective our will must be broken by taking away the things in our will’s hand so that it cannot act independently.
Can God express the beauty of Jesus through our minds and emotions or are they caught in the old track of our human powers?
When the Holy Spirit comes into your heart he makes you treasure honesty. When we examine our hearts do we find a desire that wants to rise up and rule our own lives? Perhaps that is the clearest mark of the spirit of antichrist.
Balaam’s Ass was used to help Balaam hear God’s voice. God wanted Balaam to speak and act in God’s strength not his own.
What or who manages your life? You– using your own powers or Holy Spirit — bringing freedom through our obedience to what He tells us to do?
The mystery of the gospel is not forgiveness or sanctification. It is Christ in us–living through us if we will let Him. He is eternally the Son of Man.
Our choice is God’s way or our own. There will be consequences to our choice–but we will know God’s love and commitment if we choose His way.
Did you know that some translations show that the now old fashioned word “covet” has the same meaning as desire, or envy or want or to yearn?
Why does God bring us “thunder and lightening” experiences in our lives — those things that stop us in our tracks?
You can see what a person does outwardly — but to know what they’re thinking when they do those things is a far more intimate knowledge.
How do you interpret the laws of God in today’s society?
Do you have regrets in your life? Why is that? Is it because you weren’t in control of circumstances? Can we always be in control or is it second best?
Did Joseph, in the Old Testament, really have to go through all the things he went through? Wasn’t there some other way to achieve the same ends?
An honesty before God is what consecration requires. Then a certainty from the Holy Spirit brings a great peace and rest–a definite act and experience by faith.
It is possible for us to have a fear of hell and a fear of God yet not be a true follower of Christ.
“Happy is the man who does not find anything in himself to condemn.” Is that possible? Are you able to say that of yourself? You can!
Jesus has a will separate from his Father. He chose to live the life God had planned for him — he was not forced to live it.
Your life has been made new and perfect before time. The old version with its worries and fears God allows you to see so you can choose his real life.
Our choice is to believe we are in Jesus. Just as he came, we came to earth and the only existence we have is as part of him. We live because He lives.
What causes stress and insecurity in our work? Many of us hate work. Does God have another way for us to deal with life’s stresses? Is peace possible?
How do we surrender all to God?
Zwingli said, “For God’s sake do something brave.” Make reality a definite act of forgetting yourself. Do it every day and encourage others too.
Our unique life in Jesus is personal. We must allow him to speak to us personally through prayer and study.
Are you clear about why you were made? Or as we prefer to say, why you are alive?
Jesus became a human being before he was born on earth. He has stayed a human being since he left earth and will remain a human being forever.
Do you feel like you can conquer any difficulty yet aren’t successful? If not, do you need a helper who can ‘slip in’ his strength for your weakness?
Entering into Ease
Jesus not Us!
Charles Trumbull’s life shows us that Christ can strengthen you to do all he asks of you.
Traits of The Self Life Defined
We Were Raised When Christ Was Raised
Our Position with Christ
Scroggie On Baptism With The Spirit
Conversion is the beginning of a relationship with God, which deepens in stages. As we see ourselves more, God shows us further what He’s done for us.
How can the mighty powerful God of all that is put himself at risk of our continual hurting him while he holds out his hands to us?
Your destiny is for Christ to live in your place. Each day on earth is meant to be a great adventure. Not just in thought but allowing Jesus to live.
A prisoner of war in Nazi camps endured horrific torture then refused to stoop to the level of his captors when given opportunity for revenge.
Before anything existed there was a unique plan for each of us that we can either miss or fulfill.
God did not make us so we would love him back. His love is free whatever we do with it. Only if we grasp that can we escape our eros bargain version.
Reality is we all are in Christ and God will not destroy us whatever we do. We only need to choose that reality in the opportunity of this life.
Christmas is Jesus being born in our hearts and maturing as we live our lives. He brings truth, peace and harmony so we can live as we were created.
How can we compare our earthly parents with our heavenly Father God?
That you would make an irreparable mess of your life God saw before time was. But he also remade you in his son then so you could choose that now
Christ’s Agony at Christmas
Living for The Wrong Reasons
The Will and a Passive Mind
Partaking of Christ’s Death
Have You Seen Jesus?
Jesus Existed Before all Time
You Are a Part of Jesus!
Real Love is Giving Yourself to God and Others
God has foreseen and fore known His plan for our lives and we only have to acquiesce
Readings From Molinos
Rejoice and be Glad in all Circumstances!
Were the appearances Jesus made to people after his resurrection from the dead hallucinations by those claiming to have seen him? This talk addresses that issue.
If Jesus destroyed death once, then he can destroy it however often he wants and that means he is alive today. What does that mean for us?
Are there circumstances so bad we can’t thank God? Why do we find it hard?
There are many Christians who share one thing in common with people who aren’t Christians. They have a dirty heart. Ernest O’Neill shares clearly what a dirty heart looks like.
In this short video, Rev.Ernest O’Neill gives a clear definition of sin. We need to start there if we are going to see deliverance from it.
Are we caught in doing what everyone says rather than meeting Jesus himself?
What two steps do we need to take to be at peace with our Maker?
Ernest O’Neill in, What is the Normal Christian Life, shares that we are saved not only from the guilt of sin but also from the power of sin.
Where were you when Jesus died? Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Because of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ there is a new force and power in our universe that even manifests itself in our day to day lives. We can experience it only by faith.
Be perfect to get into Heaven? No, but are we straight with God and dealing with the things he is making us aware of?
God’s power that raised Jesus from the dead is the same power within us to overcome difficulties.
Abraham lied about his wife because he feared, but the fact is that God has made all things right for those who trust him and we can afford to be bravely honest with no fear.
God thinks of us as his dear children and friends. We are not meant to be furtive hiding from him. All the resources of Heaven are here for us.
The story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is used to describe what we think is the normal Christian life. The Bible gives God’s solution to our continual failure to live victoriously.
If we are controlled by our genetic makeup can we ever be free of traits that we have inherited? Yes we can as explained in this talk freedom to live.
Satan isn’t concerned with our good intentions and our religious beliefs. But, the moment one of us allows Jesus to be truly born within us then he will be all out to oppose us.
In this talk about the Christmas story we are asked with it means to have Jesus born in us. The religious forces have almost institutionalized what it means to be a Christian.
Ernest O’Neill in his talk what causes anxiety explains why our conscience bothers us and why we face fear, tension and strain.
The question of sin gets down to the fact that we live our lives independent of God.
When we live as if we were on our own we live in distrust of God and therefore in sin.
God has destroyed each of us in His Son Jesus and remade us in Him. Jesus’ death was in place of our own.
God’s encouragement is a deep assurance we can have that God will act on our behalf to fulfill his own directives and promises.
God’s encouragement strengthens our heart so that we know He will keep His word to us. We receive his promises knowing that he is going to back them up.
Is belief or faith more than simply intellectual assent, an emotional response, or what we can touch and see?
Human hope looks at circumstances and thinks maybe its getting better! But divine hope looks away to God who keeps his word and acts on our behalf.
Relationships go wrong when we attempt to make others what we think they should be. We won’t extend to them the freedom to just be themselves.
Good relationships can be destroyed by using our human wisdom to make someone change. That is the Holy Spirit’s role. He is doing it all the time.
We’ve all been changed in Jesus through his death but many of your family and friends don’t know it yet. Be to them what God has been to us– patient and encouraging.
Do you waken in the morning with a sense of oppression and doom that you don’t know where it comes from? There is a command of God that if obeyed will cut through the depression.
The things that occur in your life to destroy your joy are allowed by God to get you to rejoice in God Himself and not in the outward circumstances.
To rejoice and have no anxiety is a command in God’s word. It counters our sin of worry which is a lack of trust in our Father God.
Worry and anxiety will paralyze you unless you take hold of God’s remedy and practice it everyday.
What is the most important thing to a real Father? You, yourself. Could God really think about you like that?
Are you just a better form of animal? Are you just another of billions of creatures on this earth? Could you be special and unique?
Why doesn’t God stop evil? Why would a good God allow men to kill and molest and destroy?
Is there anyone else like you? Are you just one more little being among the billions on this globe?
What is the difference between your outward life and the real you?
What is the one thing we need? What could satisfy like an infinite well of love?
Why doesn’t this world satisfy? Why are even people who seem to have it all still dissatisfied?
Why aren’t we happy and why isn’t our work a joy? Could it be we’ve fallen our of love?
Why are we so dominated by what others think of us and by worry? Why are we unsure who we really are?
After all our trying to improve and make ourselves better has failed, there is only one way to be beat our old nature.
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